On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 2020

Historical Events

  • Price of US oil turns negative for the 1st time in history - West Texas Intermediate, the benchmark for US oil, falls as low as minus $37.63 a barrel as worldwide demand falls
  • The last three cruise ships still afloat amid Covid pandemic, finally dock at the ports of Marseille, France; Barcelona, Spain; and Los Angeles California
  • Three US states, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina the 1st to announce end to some COVID-19 restrictions

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Curtis, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 1971; Pro Bowl 1968, 70, 71, 74; First-team All-Pro 1968, 69; Baltimore Colts), dies at 77

Person of interestTom Lester

Tom Lester, American television actor (Green Acres - "Eb"), dies at 81 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease

Actor Tom Lester
Actor
Tom Lester

2020 Highlights

About April 20, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus